Educational Technology

July 29, 2010

Windows Vulnerability Targeted by More Malware

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Brian Prince, eWeek

Security researchers have found more malware exploiting an unpatched Windows vulnerability via .LNK shortcut files. According to Sophos blog, two other pieces of malware have been observed targeting the bug. One is a keylogging Trojan the company is calling Chymin-A that is “designed to steal information from infected computers.” The other is Dulkis-A, a “worm written in obfuscated Visual Basic” that contains several subcomponents.

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Windows-Vulnerability-Targeted-by-More-Malware-442601/?kc=rss

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